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Redware bowl with pot marks

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: interior slipped an burnished to exterior rim Vessel Condition: good; 3 small rim chips Decoration: Other: wet incised pot mark on exterior side [kind of trident shaped with lines crossing...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 974, no. 2. [M/974/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 18.5 cm (3 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5345

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels